Ras Al Khaimah has earned its reputation as a pre-eminent commercial centre with an innovative, dynamic and entrepreneurial business culture. Strategically located at the crossroads of trade and commerce between East and West, it is ideally positioned to service and access markets that span the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Subcontinent and the CIS countries. Moreover, it occupies a time zone that allows it to connect markets like the Far East and the US. To leverage this advantage, it is developing a world-class infrastructure, air and port facilities, making it the most well-connected hub in the region.
RAK Government's proactive approach in creating the right infrastructure and logistics support for industries along with its investor friendly business environment has attracted many global industrial majors to set up base in the emirate.
The emirate is noted for the range and scope of its industries, covering an entire spectrum from building materials, steel, glass and pharmaceuticals to high- end optical data storage disc manufacturing and composites.
Politically stable, Ras Al Khaimah has a forward-looking, responsive government with a progressive, pro-business attitude and a strong commitment to the private sector. Business-friendly regulations and a favourable tax and customs framework have played a key role in attracting business investment from all over the world in almost every sphere of economic activity. Strong economic indicators and a relatively low cost work environment have contributed to its rapid development and prosperity. A modern, safe, multi-cultural place with state-of-the-art medical, education, entertainment, shopping and sports facilities that ensure a high quality of life, Ras Al Khaimah is the location of choice for the modern professional and an ideal location for multinationals to establish a regional presence.
RAK economy is based on leveraging on natural topography, consisting of 65 km of coastal silver sandy beaches, Majestic mountains on the eastern side for hill resorts, Un-spoilt desert plain in the central region for commercial & industrial projects and green belt in the southern side for agriculture developments. RAK is indeed blessed with abundance of natural beauty on one hand and unique location on the other which has allowed us to strategize our economic development on two pillars, namely, Tourism & Industry.
The Best Regulatory Environment
Relatively Low Cost Work Environment
The Best Connected Location in the Region
Easy Access to Regional Markets
Thriving Tourist Destination
Cosmopolitan Work Environment
An Island of Calm & Safety